Team NOHA Names 2022 OHL Cup Team Staff
NORTH BAY, ON – February 7th, 2022 – The Northern Ontario Hockey Association (NOHA) and the Great North U18 League are proud to announce the Team NOHA Staff for the 2022 OHL Cup.
Anthony Miller currently serves as an Assistant Coach with the Soo Jr. Greyhounds Under-14 AAA Team in addition to his duties as an Assistant Coach with the Soo Thunderbirds Junior A team. In the 2014- 15 season, Miller was named the captain of the Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL), was named to Team NOJHL that competed at the Central Canada Cup, and most notably led his team to a berth at the National Junior-A Championship, formerly known as the RBC Cup. Miller is a registered NOHA Official in Sault Ste. Marie. This is Anthony’s second season with Team NOHA, having formerly been selected in 2019/2020 before the season was cancelled due to COVID-19.
Sheldon Reasbeck is the Head Coach of the Kapuskasing Flyers U18 AAA team and an NOHA Learning Facilitator/Skills Instructor. He is the President of PowerPlay Hockey, a company dedicated to skill and skating development in Northern Ontario. Sheldon played his Junior hockey in the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL), suiting up for the K&A 1st Nations Golden Hawks for two seasons, and the Thunder Bay Bearcats for one season. This will be Sheldon’s fourth season with Team NOHA.
Steve Polyblank has been coaching minor hockey at various levels for more than 30 years. He began coaching in Kirkland Lake and has since relocated to New Liskeard, where he is now in his 10th season as the Head Coach of the New Liskeard Cubs U18 AAA Team. Steve shares his coaching expertise with other local Coaches as an NOHA Facilitator and Development 1 on-ice Evaluator. In his playing days with the Kirkland Lake Blue Devils, he made an appearance in the OCAA final.
David Losier is the Head Trainer for the Kapuskasing Flyers of the Great North U18 League, a role he has held since the 1998 season. He is an HTCP Level III Trainer and previously served as an ambulance attendant. He has been a trainer in some capacity for over 36 years, collecting a 3M Award for Safety in 1994. In 2018, he was the recipient of the Tom Pashby Trainer of the Year Award for the NOHA. This will be David’s fourth season with Team NOHA.
“We are extremely pleased with the staff that we have assembled for the OHL Cup. The staff’s credentials speak for themselves, and we are sure they will bring out the best in the players selected for Team NOHA at the OHL Cup. The NOHA would like to thank all candidates who applied for these roles,” said NOHA President Sue Shepherdson.
Team NOHA will be made up of 2006-born players who reside within the NOHA’s boundaries and are eligible for the 2022 OHL Priority Selection. Team NOHA will be announced on March 21st, 2022.
Team NOHA will compete at the 2022 OHL Cup on March 30th to April 4th, in Toronto.